The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Games 12 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 13.64% 15.04% 21.62%
As % of the General category 33.33% 30.36% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 11
Average salary - £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 40.91% 49.56% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 19
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 11 (68.75%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
4 6 (37.50%) User Stories
5 5 (31.25%) Validation
5 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
6 4 (25.00%) Velocity
6 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) RHCE
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Cobbler
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (12.50%) InDesign
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (6.25%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Graphic Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) RHCE
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) IIBA
3 1 (6.25%) APMP
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
1 4 (25.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Veritas
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Alterian
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft